Piracy - Threat or Nuisance?
Author: Alessandro Scheffler
NATO Defense College (NDC)
A spate of high-profile hijackings over the New Year and the publication of the 2009 Annual Piracy Report issued bu the International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Centre in mid-January have brought the piracy problem back on stage.
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Aid for Trade and Climate Change Financing Mechanisms
Author: Vinaye Dey Ancharaz, Riad A Sultan
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD)
This paper explores how climate change financing and aid for trade can address the climate change adaptation needs and specific supply-side constraints of African LDCs and small, vulnerable economies (SVEs) in a complementary and supportive manner.
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Introducing Catchment Management
Author: Elke Herrfahrdt-Pähle
German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)
This paper examines current water sector reforms and especially the transition from administrative to hydrological boundaries.
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Coastal Zones and Climate Change
Author: Nirmalie Pallewatta, Golam Rabbani, A Atiq Rahman, Nazria Islam, Mohamed El Raey, Alain De Comarmond, Rolph Payet, Poh Poh Wong, David Michel
'Coastal Zones and Climate Change' examines the environmental stresses on coastal areas of the Indian Ocean and the resulting dilemmas confronting coastal managers and policymakers in a warming world.
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Südafrika: Kohle oder Klimaschutz?
Author: Babette Never
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies
Die Weltbank gewährte Südafrika am 9. April 2010 ein Darlehen von 3,75 Milliarden US-Dollar für den Bau des Kohlekraftwerkes Medupi.
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Climate Change and Natural Resources Conflicts in Africa
Author: Donald Anthony Mwiturubani, Jo-Ansie van Wyk, Freedom C Onuoha, Oscar Gakuo Mwangi, Debay Tadesse, Bonnie Ayodele, Ipyana Mwamugobole, Tibangayuka A Kabanda, Christopher Munyati, Byjesh Kattarkandi, Mariana Rufino, Pablo Titonell, Tari Doti, Nnyaladzi Batisani, Joy Faida, Eliamani Laltaika, Godard Busingye,
Institute for Security Studies (ISS)
This monograph contains papers that were presented at the International Conference on Climate Change and Natural Resources Conflicts in Africa, held in Uganda in May 2009.
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Strategic Insights, Volume IX, Issue 1
Author: Sandra R Leavitt, Dylan Craig, Nathan Black, Matthew P Dearing, Nick M Masellis, Kelly M Greenhill
Center on Contemporary Conflict (CCC)
This issue of Strategic Insights takes a broad look at recent asymmetric conflicts affecting US and international security.
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AJCR Volume 10 No. 2, 2010
Author: Urmilla Bob, Salomé Bronkhorst, Fathima Ahmed, Roselyne N Okech, Nancy A Omolo, Vadi Moodley, Alphonse Gahima, Suveshnee Munien, Edwin C Perry, Cheryl Potgieter, Jyoti Jaggernath
African Centre for the Constructive Resolution of Disputes (ACCORD)
The environment-related problems and conflicts discussed in this issue arose in local situations, where few people, if any, were concerned about the future of the global environment.
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